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Posted in thread: Hidden Fasteners vs Face Nailing? on 09-27-2016 at 02:22 PM
The plugs are not threaded but from reading the instructions, the way the countersink and the
plug work is a press fit using the seal of the screw and plug to keep they together. The screw
looks more ...
Posted in thread: Hidden Fasteners vs Face Nailing? on 09-27-2016 at 11:03 AM
I will be helping the Carpenter with the install and its not by the hour so I know he's not
trying to screw me, no pun intended! I did see the Cortex are self tapping so we don’t
need to pre-dri...
Posted in thread: Flashing on top of a joist? on 09-27-2016 at 10:58 AM
I was also reading to put a sealer on the endgrain of the PT, is that overkill? if so i'm in
Posted in thread: Hidden Fasteners vs Face Nailing? on 09-27-2016 at 07:38 AM
Good point about missing plugs, I was wondering how good they stay in. Have you seen them come
out a lot?
Posted in thread: Flashing on top of a joist? on 09-27-2016 at 07:37 AM
I have been reading that water can accumulate between composite/PVC decking and wood framing,
the composite/PVC causes the water from drying fast and can rot joists faster.Would it be worth
using a fl...
Posted in thread: Hidden Fasteners vs Face Nailing? on 09-27-2016 at 07:03 AM
I am in the process of purchasing some Azek Decking, Now I have to figure out which way I am
going to fasten them.So far I'm thinking of using either the cortex Hidden fastener system that
is a face n...
Posted in thread: Choosing Composite Decking help on 09-02-2016 at 07:35 PM
thanks for the tips! I didn't think about slippery in the winter
Posted in thread: Choosing Composite Decking help on 08-30-2016 at 07:49 PM
Hi Guys,I am in the process of building a deck and I have been looking around at PVC and
composite decking options. I have narrowed down between Azek, Timber Teck and I could be talked
into Fiberon. D...
Posted in thread: Thermostat Wiring Carrier AC Split System on 05-11-2016 at 06:41 PM
so I did a ton of research and I had it wired wrong. I found an image online that was my exact
setup. The first thing I did was rewire the thermostat and AHU using the correct color wires
for the type...
Posted in thread: Thermostat Wiring Carrier AC Split System on 02-23-2016 at 07:37 PM
no heat pump, forced hot water with a Boiler and AC.